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Sepp Blatter Claims MLS to Switch To Fall/Winter Schedule

If Sepp Blatter’s claim is true, it would drastically effect the future of Major League Soccer, and possibly with dire circumstances as it would be running up against the NFL and NBA. Although he is the head of FIFA, he does not control what MLS ultimately decides.

The topic itself is not new, but Blatter’s comments are, and Duane Rollins of Canadian Soccer News posted audio from the FIFA man’s Monday press conference ahead of the U-20 Women’s World Cup.

And inside of that audio comes the remarks from Blatter, which comes in stark contrast to the “not in the short-term” comments of MLS commissioner Don Garber when asked about the shift to a ‘winter schedule’ in his State of the League address this December.

Read More: nbcsports.com

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